MKS, a provider of central station and alarm dealer software solutions, announced the hire of industry veteran Deanna Blair as the new vice president of business development.

“We are very fortunate to have Deanna Blair join the MKS Family. Her wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry will greatly impact our business development efforts, especially with our west coast presence. I look forward to the immediate impact Deanna will make at MKS and am very excited to add her to our core leadership team,” said President Victoria Ferro.

Prior to entering the security industry in 1999, Deanna spent many years programming, implementing and selling vertical accounting and operational software, and hardware solutions with systems integrators and software developers. She has also managed a central station branch location for a national central station monitoring Company and most recently, spent seven years working with dealers and central stations promoting and educating the industry about how to offer their clients better security.

Deanna’s duties will include overseeing the business development team and ensuring that MKS products and services are installed and maintained with the highest level of service and customer satisfaction. Top priorities include rolling out the Millennium Dealer Sync program, where dealers can increase revenues and streamline operations by maintaining a seamless integration with their monitoring providers.